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Download James Blake’s Remix of Drake’s “Come Thru” for Free

Remember when 2011’s James Drake mashup album came out and the pairing of the two artists seemed like a no-brainer? Thankfully James Blake has picked up Drake‘s Nothing Was the Same track “Come Thru,” and the result is near-perfect. Drake’s steady rapping gets linked up with Blake’s iconic deep bass and buzzing electronics, not to mention the […]

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James Blake and Chance the Rapper’s “Life Round Here” Gets Nabil-Directed Video

As we reported when the Chance the Rapper-featuring remix of James Blake‘s Life Round Here” first premiered on Noisey almost a month ago, the site has now also premiered the cut’s video. Directed by Nabil, the black-and-white video follows the two on their journey through the English countryside. Nabil, as quoted by Noisey from their behind-the-scenes […]

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James Blake adds Chance the Rapper to his “Life Round Here”

One of the most notable tracks on dubstep auteur James Blake‘s 2013 album Overgrown was “Take a Fall For Me,” on which RZA had a stunning, low-key feature. Blake has now gone from an established rapper to the up-and-comer of the moment, remixing “Life Round Here” and bringing on Chance the Rapper. The hype surrounding Chance’s […]

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WATCH: James Blake Performs “Retrograde” Live in Studio

James Blake recently stopped by the KCRW studios in Santa Monica, California to perform a few songs for a group of lucky individuals. If you live in the area and didn’t make the guest list, don’t sweat it. KRCW and NPR was nice enough to record Blake’s appearance, and deliver us a live version of […]

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REVIEW: James Blake – Overgrown

Artist: James Blake Album: Overgrown Genre: Electronic Label: Republic Ghostly and consuming, James Blake’s sophomore effort Overgrown has a title that belies how careful and precise it is. There’s nothing uncontrolled or excessive about this album, a masterful piece of minimalism whose gentle pace disguises how much work goes into creating something so crystalline and […]

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LISTEN: James Blake Feat. RZA – “Take A Fall For Me”

There’s been a lot of buzz surrounding James Blake lately. Earlier this week, news surfaced that Blake could potentially be working with Kendrick Lamar in the near future. Today another track from James Blake’s new album, Overgrown, appeared online. “Take A Fall For Me” features RZA rapping over a laid back beat, which creates yet another perfect marriage […]

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James Blake Releases New Video And Could Be Collaborating With Kendrick Lamar

A few weeks ago, English musician James Blake released the track “Voyeur” from his upcoming album, Overgrown. Today, a visual video for the track has surfaced courtesy of 1-800-Dinosaur Music. Upon pressing play, you may expect a typical video of a vinyl spinning on a turntable with a backing track, but it’s only about a minute in […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: James Blake – “Retrograde”

James Blake is back in a big way. We already told you about his upcoming album Overgrown and its leadoff single, the sumptuous and soulful “Retrograde”. The track was premiered earlier this week so you know that the powers that be would make it commercially available in short order. And they will on Monday, February 11. That’s tomorrow. Not that he needed […]

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James Blake Announces New Album ‘Overgrown’, Will Premiere First Single From The Album Tonight [UPDATE]

Big news for all you artsy types and anglophiles. Muted sonic wunderkind James Blake has just announced the followup to his 2011 self-titled debut. Pitchfork is reporting that the album will be titled Overgrown and will be released on April 8. Blake will also be releasing the first single from the album, entitled “Retrograde”, tonight […]

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James Blake announces new EP

Last week, James Blake and Bon Iver released “Fall Creek Boys Choir,” which is a collaboration song between the two artists. In the video’s description was a short mysterious phrase – “Enough Thunder – Oct 2011.”

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James Blake and Bon Iver Release Song

Two of the most emotionally driven musicians in indie music today, producer wunderkind James Blake and Bon Iver‘s Justin Vernon have released a collaboration track on Youtube entitled, “Fall Creek Boys Choir.” Click “Read more” to stream the song below.

James Blake plots US tour

Though he’s be overseas all Summer long, Jame Blake has revealed plans to embark on a lengthy US tour this Fall. You can view Blake’s complete itinerary below: tour dates: 06-01 Edinburgh, Scotland – Liquid Rooms 06-02 Glasgow, Scotland – Oran Mor 06-04 Newcastle, England – Academy 2 06-05 Liverpool, England – Stanley Theatre 06-07 […]